Latest MPN Research Foundation Stories

2014-05-07 23:11:40

MPN Research Foundation will accept the Abbey S. Meyers leadership award from the National Organization of Rare Disorders (NORD) this May in Washington, DC. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 The National Organization of Rare Disorders (NORD) announced on April 1st that the MPN Research Foundation was to be presented with their Abbey S. Meyers Award, given annually to a NORD member organization that has demonstrated exceptional leadership in representing its members. Chairman and Founder...

2014-01-30 23:31:18

Following the discovery of the Calreticulin (CALR) mutation, which accounts for the majority of non JAK/MPL mutations in ET and MF patients, Dr. Robert Kralovics sits down with MPN Research Foundation to discuss the discovery. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 In December 2013, Dr. Robert Kralovics sat down to discuss the discovery of a genetic mutation that explains the majority of ET and MF for non-JAK and MPL patients. Click here to watch the video. During the late breaking abstract...

2012-07-11 23:00:08

MPN Research Foundation and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Partner to Fund Concept Grants Chicago, IL & White Plains, NY (PRWEB) July 11, 2012 The MPN Research Foundation and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society are proud to announce the winners of the MF Challenge. Winners of these one year concept grants focusing on fibrosis and myelofibrosis are: Ann Mullaly & Benjamin L. Ebert, of Brigham & Women´s Hospital Amit Verma and Zhizhuang Joe Zhao, of the Albert...

2011-04-05 00:00:30

In response to blood cancer re-classifications by the World Health Organization, the MPD Foundation announces it is changing its name to Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN) Research Foundation. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 4, 2011 The MPD Foundation, a patient-led foundation dedicated to the discovery of treatments and a cure for three rare blood cancers (myelofibrosis, polycythemia vera, and essential thrombocythemia) announces today a new name for the organization, which will now be known as...

Word of the Day
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.